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33 Opera Hunks Who Need To Serenade You Right Now

Lend me a tenor (so we can get married and be in the Vows section of the Times). H/t to the opera blog Barihunks for their blessed work and many of these men.

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1. Noah Stewart

Noah grew up in Harlem, attended LaGuardia High School and Juilliard School, and eventually took up a scholarship at the San Francisco Opera. He now has a CD out and recently played Don José in Carmen at the Royal Albert Hall.

9. Christopher Dylan Herbert

American baritone Christopher performs mainly with his ensemble, New York Polyphony. He also writes for the Washington Post, Huffington Post, and Foreign Policy Association about the Middle East and foreign policy, putting his master's in Middle Eastern studies from Harvard University to good use.

12. Timothy McDevitt

Tim is a lyric baritone and hails from Reading, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Juilliard and recently performed in a production of Carousel with the New York Philharmonic on PBS, and even sang in a speedo at the Fire Island Opera Festival.

18. Erwin Schrott

Erwin is a bass-baritone from Uruguay. He is in a relationship with Russian soprano Anna Netrebko and they've appeared together in Don Giovanni with the New York Metropolitan Opera. Here's the couple singing with Jonas and cute banter in the beginning.

19. Vasil Garvanliev

Vasil is a baritone who hails from Macedonia, where he's been a celebrated performer since he was 7 years old. He then moved to Canada in 2004 and has performed such roles as Kaspar in Der Freischutz and Don Giovanni with Opera Atelier.

21. Charles Castronovo

Born in Queens, New York, Charles got his start as a resident artist with the Los Angeles Opera, then worked his way to prestigious programs at the San Francisco Opera and the Met Opera. Listen to his dulcet tones here.

22. Juan Diego Flórez

Juan is a Peruvian tenor, known for his roles in bel canto operas, and has received his country's highest decoration, the Gran Cruz de la Orden del Sol del Perú. Here he is singing in a production of Rossini's La donna del lago.

25. Jérôme Varnier

Jérôme entered L'Ecole d'Art Lyrique at the Paris Opera in 1990 and made his debut as Sarastro in The Magic Flute at L'Opéra Lyon two years later. His long career has also yielded eight albums, which you can check out here.

26. Matthew Morris

Matt has performed roles in operas, musical theater, film, and television. He trained at the Juilliard School and at the Bard College Conservatory. Boy doesn't need a mic singing Randy Newman's "I Think It's Going To Rain Today."

27. Tom Corbeil

Before he joined the chorus at San Diego Opera which started his singing career, Tom finished a bachelor's in statistics at University of California, Davis and a master's degree in Old Testament studies at Regent College in Vancouver. He also worked for three years for the U.S. Navy as a data analyst.

28. Kelly Markgraf

Kelly's Twitter says he is an "American Baritone/Father/Tea Fanatic." So like, #DILF. He's studied at the University of Cincinnati's College Conservatory of Music and Juilliard. Listen to him sing here.

32. John Brandon

John is a baritone from Ooltewah, Tennessee, and has performed in both operatic roles — Morales in Carmen with the North Carolina Opera — and musical theater roles, like Gaylord Ravenal in Showboat with the Naples Opera. Listen to him here.